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How Arizona is shaping America’s response to virus 2020-03-26 23:48:33As the nation faces the unprecedented coronavirus health care crisis, Arizona’s innovative spirit and fidelity to our state’s constitution

Flagstaff defies Ducey, declares more closures  2020-03-26 21:49:53In apparent defiance of Gov. Doug Ducey’s recent executive order defining “essential services,” Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans is expan

At Healthcare Rising Arizona public health is top 2020-03-26 20:36:27While we have paused our signature-gathering campaign, we still believe that we can improve public health in Arizona by passing our measure. The Stop

Coronavirus puts brakes on signature gathering for ballot 2020-03-26 20:27:29Initiatives face a strong possibility of not collecting enough signatures to land on the November ballot with the COVID-19 becoming widespread, and th

Prostitution camp provided women for Petersen adoptions 2020-03-26 20:00:41A prostitution camp in the Marshall Islands provided many of the birth mothers caught up in former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen’s alle

COVID-19 cases could peak in April, hospitalizations in 2020-03-25 19:11:53Arizona’s health director said today statewide cases of COVID-19 will peak in mid to late April and hospitalizations will peak in May.

Judge gives Senate new trial on retaliation claim 2020-03-25 15:37:20The state Senate will get a new chance to escape at least some of the financial penalty imposed over the firing of a staffer.

Mayors at odds with Ducey’s list of essential 2020-03-24 20:15:46A new executive order by Gov. Doug Ducey on "essential services'' appears less designed to empower him to force people to stay home than to preclud

Ducey orders evictions delay as economy plunges amid 2020-03-24 19:26:56In an attempt to relieve some economic anxiety from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order delaying the enforcement of evict

Unemployment skyrockets 2020-03-24 18:56:10The number of Arizonans applying for jobless benefits jumped by a factor of seven this past week, providing the first clear indicators of the effect C

Kaitlin Harrier: Arizona educated policy adviser  2020-03-23 08:00:42Kaitlin Harrier really loves three things the most – education, Arizona and her mom, but not necessarily in that order.

GOP lawmaker on quest to legalize needle exchanges  2020-03-23 07:30:19Despite unsuccessful repeated efforts to get a law passed that would decriminalize a needle exchange program in the state, Rep. Tony Rivero, R-Peoria,

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Arizona coronavirus cases top 500, with 9 known 2020-03-27 00:34:43The number of COVID-19 cases in Arizona continues its rise, now with 508 identified cases.        

Man seriously injured after being shot near Buckeye 2020-03-27 00:29:52A man was shot in Phoenix Thursday night and was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, the Phoenix Police Department said.    &

9 deaths, 508 cases in Arizona: Here's what 2020-03-27 00:24:49So far 508 cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Arizona. Here's what we know about the people who have contracted it.   &nbs

Flagstaff mayor orders salons to close amid coronavirus 2020-03-27 00:24:24Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans is the first in the state to order salons to close after Gov. Doug Ducey issued an order seeming to deem them essential.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office employee diagnosed with the 2020-03-26 23:37:12The employee works in the Sheriff's Office headquarters in downtown Phoenix, a spokesman said.        

Maricopa County will allow some jail inmates to 2020-03-26 23:27:35The Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced that inmates in the work furlough program will be able to return to their homes instead of jail. &nb

Top AZ health official tells primary care providers: 2020-03-26 23:26:08Given shortages of personal protective equipment, Dr. Cara Christ also advised health care professionals to move testing outdoors and reuse equip

Rep. Greg Stanton: Test kit shortage could end 2020-03-26 21:37:18In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Greg Stanton said Arizona remains woefully short on coronavirus test kits.     &nb

Fry's employee in Mesa tests positive for coronavirus; 2020-03-26 21:36:53A Fry's grocery store employee in Mesa has tested positive for COVID-19. The store had added additional cleaning and remains open.    

Arizona's next big need: Ventilators. Here's what we 2020-03-26 21:26:06Arizona has about 1,000 ventilators and is working to secure more. In New York state, ventilators are the "single greatest challenge."  &n

Here's where you can donate supplies to help 2020-03-26 20:30:51From personal protective gear, also called PPE, to nonperishable food and standard home supplies such as paper towels, here's what you can donate. &

Border Patrol finds incomplete tunnel near U.S.-Mexico border 2020-03-26 20:30:37Contractors working on a wall project at the U.S.-Mexico border were moving soil when they found plywood and boards and a sinkhole.    

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Tucson school districts step up to help first-responders New! 2020-03-29 00:30:00Some Tucson school districts are setting up child care programs to help nurses, doctors and those who serve in law enforcement, fire or emergency medi

Baby watch: As Reid Park Zoo prepares for New! 2020-03-28 22:22:00The baby elephant can come any day now, which means zoo staff have been watching mom Semba's every move 24/7 for the last month.

With kids watching, more animals choose wildlife bridge, New! 2020-03-28 21:00:00A growing number of wild animals — some of them fourth-graders — are enjoying the benefits of two wildlife crossings on North Oracle Road

Tim Steller's opinion: Give essential grocery workers their New! 2020-03-28 20:00:00Employers have made some adjustments to help Tucson-area grocery workers, but customers still aren't doing their part.

Young man in hospice dies from coronavirus; Tucson-area New! 2020-03-28 19:30:00It is the third day in a row with a reported coronavirus-related death in Pima County.

Lawsuit seeks refunds for Arizona university students after New! 2020-03-28 19:00:00University students in Arizona seeking refunds for services they paid for in the spring semester have filed a class-action lawsuit after the coronavir

Warmer weather could slow coronavirus, but don't count New! 2020-03-28 19:00:00A few early studies suggest COVID-19's spread is tied to temperature, but some scientists are highly skeptical of the findings.

Longtime Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías dies at New! 2020-03-28 18:52:00"He always was guided by an amazing moral compass to do the right thing for the most-vulnerable communities and for the least among us," Tucson Mayo

Known coronavirus cases in Arizona up by 100 New! 2020-03-28 18:00:00Arizona health officials have confirmed more than 100 new cases of coronavirus, which has spread to every county except Greenlee.

With music, kindness and care, Tucsonans find ways New! 2020-03-28 18:00:00We're all under strict orders to keep our distance from each other, but Tucsonans are finding ways to reach out to their neighbors just the same.

Virus-fueled block on shoppers from Mexico punches hole New! 2020-03-28 18:00:00Downtown Nogales feels like a ghost town after travel restrictions to help stop the spread of coronavirus forced many stores to close.

Desert Diamond to keep casinos in Tucson, state New! 2020-03-28 14:45:00The extended suspension in casino operations includes all four Desert Diamond Casino locations: Tucson, Sahuarita, Why and Glendale.

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